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Supply Chain Assistant

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Up to £27,500
Closing date
9 Aug 2024

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Contract Type
Graduate, Logistics, Operations, Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Supply Chain Assistant

Up to £27,500 per annum
Food Manufacturing
Job ref: 8697

The company

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global, market-leading business which supplies some of the world’s top companies in the retail, hospitality, and foodservice markets.

The business is currently expanding and is committed to continually redefining its range and prides itself on developing and bringing innovative new products to market.

About the Supply Chain Assistant job

The purpose of your role will be to coordinate outbound stock, waste management activity and supplier communications to ensure efficient and effective operational controls are in place, working closely with Inbound and stakeholders to deliver an optimum level of service.

Key tasks

  • Provide day-to-day support to ensure all facets of the warehouse & logistics team, including dispatch planning and stock control and operational control systems are in place and are adhered to.
  • Analysing stockholding ensuring stock value for internal KPI’s is maintained.
  • Co-ordinate the sales order process and dispatch of orders, liaising with the warehouse team.
  • Provide first line contact to all third-party logistics providers, coordinating the movement and storage of stock identifying opportunities for improvement while ensuring a high level of customer service.

About You

Ideally a Graduate with some supply chain / logistics experience within manufacturing, FMCG or foodservice either through a university placement or time in the industry.

  • A self- starter, able to motivate, plan, prioritize and execute methodically.
  • Confident user of Microsoft Office applications and business systems.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills. Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with multiple stakeholders.

Knowledge of HACCP, GMP and BRC requirements would be ideal!

More details

The Supply Chain Assistant job is based in Kent and is paying up to £27,500 per annum according to your experience.

The package includes 25 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays, pension, Employee Assistant Program, Life Assurance plus other company benefits.

The working hours are Monday to Friday, office hours.

Alternate job titles

Supply Coordinator | Planning Coordinator | Supply Chain Executive | Supply Chain Planner | Supply Planner | Food Production Planning Jobs




Since 2000, b3 jobs has been helping to further 1000s of people’s careers within the food manufacturing industry, throughout the whole of the UK. As one of the leading specialist food manufacturing recruitment agencies, b3 jobs cover all disciplines both permanent and interim and from graduates to MD’s,

Our core values are always:

  • to find the very best job for you - not us!
  • to give you friendly, ethical, honest and expert recruitment services
  • to advise and not pressurise, so that you can make the right decisions for you

We genuinely strive to provide you with what you want – a job that not only offers the salary you’re after, but also the career progression and job satisfaction that makes going to work all the more worthwhile. Enough trumpet blowing though – visit our website to read just some of our happy previous candidate testimonials - we are more than happy to let our reputation precede us!

For a full up to date list of our jobs, visit

Food Industry Graduates

If you are graduating soon and looking for your first job in food manufacturing, have a look at our Graduate Resource Hub on the b3 jobs website.

Here you will find everything you need to get started on searching for a new position, from CV and cover letter writing tips, sample food industry job descriptions, informative and entertaining blog posts, useful links and even live graduate vacancies you can apply for.

Company info
01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU

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